June 27th to July 3rd need to know tech news

Why am I telling you about the technology news I think you need to know? Because I’m trying to present it in an unbiased way as possible. There are many websites doing something similar but they don’t tend to present unbiased news sites.

iPhone 12 will likely come without earbuds and power adapter

Reddit bans controversial forum The_Donald as it revises hate speech policies

Google acquires smart glasses company North

Police infiltrate encrypted phones, arrest hundreds in organized crime bust (who used Encrochat)

Away co-CEO steps down as Silicon Valley elite conversation gets leaked

Interesting tech-related story: A group of young techies is behind ‘👁👄👁,’ a mysterious meme that succeeded in getting Tech Twitter to donate to Black Lives Matter charities and clamor for invites to an app that doesn’t exist

Interesting non-tech story: Artlist raises $48M for its royalty-free music, video and sound effect library

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